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Four Types of Blog Posts Proven to Generate Organic Traffic

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To increase the number of organic visitors to your blog you need to produce content that is so compelling to your visitors that they deem it worth sharing. Here are four types of blog posts that are most successful at attracting organic traffic. The post Four Types of Blog Posts Proven to Generate Organic Traffic appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Tell Your Organization’s Story Without Sex

Spin Sucks

Because of our innate human need to read and share this kind of information, organizations try to sell with sex all the time. The rest of us have to figure out how to sell by telling our organization’s story in a compelling way, which isn’t easy to do. So how do you tell your organization’s story so people care? By Gini Dietrich The Kardashians. Miley Cyrus.

Why Your Organization Needs an Innovation Strategy

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The 10th anniversary of the announcement of the iPhone reminds us of why every organization, big or small, must have an active innovation strategy. The post Why Your Organization Needs an Innovation Strategy appeared first on Spin Sucks. Laura Petrolino explains.

Facebook Creates Organ Donor Update

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They want to lower the number of people who die each year  waiting for an organ donation. More than 114,000 people in the United States, and millions more around the globe, are waiting for a donated organ that will save their lives. Many of those people – an average of 18 people per day – will die waiting, because there simply aren’t enough organ donors to meet the need.

How Social Is YOUR organization?


Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” And, of course, regardless of the title, the book was about the same thing: what if we ran our organizations using the same principles that were behind the growth of social media? But are you a social organization? Big things are happening!! Congratulations.

How to Monitor Your Organization Online


It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online. However, deciding to turn a deaf ear to the constant buzz of their feedback puts you at risk for getting into a situation where your organization’s reputation is damaged almost beyond repair. Use Google Alerts. One of the great things about it is it’s free.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations


What can an organization crowdsource? There are many platforms that have been launched to help organizations raise funds entirely online with friends, fans and followers in social networks making the ask and contributing smaller amounts but in larger quantities. The creatives are performing “microvolunteering” while the organizations get the work done for free. Action.

How Human is Your Organization?


Click on the image below to take a test assessing your organization based on the four human elements we describe in Humanize as defining (for us) a human organization. The test will take about 15 minutes, and we’ll send you individual results. See how deep the rabbit hole goes. photo credit ). Humanize Useful Data

How Social Referrals Impact Your Organic Traffic

Convince & Convert

Social Media’s Role in Organic Traffic. Jay’s podcast got me thinking of another area where social media doesn’t get enough credit:  the organic traffic that comes to a website as the result of an initial social referral. Optimize your social content to get more organic traffic. Image via WAKE UP! Here’s an example of what I mean.

Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop


For many years now, I have focused my consulting work, research and writing on how organizations can shift from inside-out to outside-in—from products to customers and relationships; from efficiency to engagement and innovation. Our organizations are wired for production and efficiency rather than innovation and experimentation. Why Design Thinking? This is a quantum leap. Debra S.

How Being Organized Can Change Your Life

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Organize Your Tasks. quickly learned how to prioritize and delegate to other departments.   I had to become organized in how I did my job or I would have drowned.  . organized my tasks into three folders on my desk: Today; . Stay Organized with These Steps. Organization = Better Health. You are paving your own destiny because you took control and got organized.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?


How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Sign up today  and start building an organization that makes sense in the Millennial era. Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out! Here’s a sneak peek at how it works. Culture That Works Featured

Why You Need to Build Your Email List Organically

Convince & Convert

One of the most important lessons I have learned is to build organic email lists as opposed to borrowed, scraped, or purchased lists. Forgetting the importance of organic lists can harm you more than you think. If you want to be effective with your email marketing, then make sure to focus on organically building your list. Organic Lists Give You Better Delivery and Open Rates.

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Do Social Referrals Affect Organic Traffic?

Convince & Convert

Jay’s podcast got me thinking of another area where social media doesn’t get enough credit:  the organic traffic that comes to a website as the result of an initial social referral. Below is how the sequence segment should look ( clear here to add it to your view ): This segment includes anyone who initially entered your website, and then came back through organic search.

News Organizations on Google+: Which Pages Get the Most Engagement?

Adam Sherk

News organizations (along with businesses of all kinds) have been able to create official Google+ pages for a couple months now so I thought I’d check in and see how their pages are doing. I’m going to forgo looking at which media outlets have attracted the largest following since that data becomes quickly outdated. One organization that is missing is CNN. Per Post Shares. Per Post.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?


Unless you can get your organization to challenge assumptions and think outside formulaic patterns and solutions, you cannot expect different results or steer it into a different future. Success is based on the ability to constantly discern, re-organize and leverage “pieces of a puzzle that are constantly shifting.” The New Competence of the Knowledge Age. Sermo did.  

How to humanize your organization


Pssst… A little bird might have told me that my book with Jamie Notter, Humanize: How People Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World is available for pre-order on Amazon. Humanize The Social OrganizationCheck it out. More details to come.

Why Every Organization Needs a Story Strategy

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Every organization and any business of any size (including entrepreneurs!) These stories must also be shared across the organization in order to bring product, engineering, customer service, marketing and HR into alignment to better act on the company’s core purpose. Change Stories: When an organization needs to guide employees through change, stories became invaluable.

Beyond Press Releases: Using Stories to Land Your Organization on the Front Page

Waxing UnLyrical

Whether you’re publicizing a fundraiser, milestone or new service, stories can help to drive your organization beyond the business briefs and closer to the front page. Sooner or later, your organization will need to reach out to the media. Beyond Press Releases: Using Stories to Land Your Organization on the Front Page. Guest Post by Elaine Hughes. Find the story hook.

Social Tip: Organizing Photos In The New Facebook Timeline

SocMed Sean

For me, one of the most confusing has been the organization of photos. With the new Facebook timeline, there has been a LOT of confusion, with some people arguing that you can’t re-organize photos at all with Timeline. You can still organize your photos, it’s just a little different. In the meantime, I hope this tips helps you better organize your Facebook photos.

How to Make Your Organization Seem More Human


You’d think in an era of social media, where we’re all so aware of what everyone else is doing, that it’d be simple to give your organization a human face. So, in this age of automated sales, web-etiquette and tech, how do you maintain your organization’s connection with members? Provide a specific point of contact — the face for your organization — to your customer.

Organize Your Facebook Friends In Lists

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Organize Your Facebook Friends In Lists I work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me

Social Organizations Are Serious about Learning


We’re writing about elements of a social organization (or human organization, as we say in the book) that have been covered in the blogosphere already: transparency, openness, trust, ownership, inclusion, learning…the list goes on. We need to get serious about all these topics and start making them happen in our organizations, rather than just talk about them.

All you need to know about organic reach on Facebook


Long version: Also known as the spin:   Organic Reach on Facebook: Your Questions Answered   – Facebook thinks there’s too much content so they are trimming it for us. Sample laugh out loud quote: “Is organic reach dropping because Facebook is trying to make more money? Visual version : What are you doing about your organic reach on Facebook? They are screwed.

Does your organization need a social media policy?


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Social Organizations Are Patient


Social organizations are patient. They know that true courage in organizations has great power, but to develop courage you need time for experimentation, risk, and learning. Social organizations will run circles around the traditional organization. The Social OrganizationQuick. We need more members. Why isn’t it working for us? Someone go take care of that!

Can Social Business Reshape the Organization?


This is a great slide deck by Rawn Shah, social business strategist at IBM, one of the most social organizations we know of – from his presentation at the Social Business Forum in Milan last week. The classic model of the organization is focused on the premise of industrial production of goods, ideal for manufacturing, but poor for knowledge work. Niall Ferguson, Harvard Univ.

Increased Post Frequency Is Helping and Killing Facebook Organic Reach

Jon Loomer

Post upon post is either about how Facebook organic reach is dead or how you can beat the algorithm and improve your organic reach. Instead, it’s about how the obsession with organic reach is helping to kill it. Increased post frequency can both help and kill Facebook organic reach. How Post Frequency Helps Organic Reach. 28 Days Organic Reach (Column M).

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization


Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You can’t engage your audience or your market base if you can’t see your organization through their eyes. One of the most effective ways to do this is to monitor what’s being said about your organization, who’s saying it and how much influence they have. Paid Apps.

Does Social Media Improve Google Organic Search Ranking?


If you manage a website, you know the importance of search engine rankings. Since Since more than 90% of all online traffic is driven by search results, search engine optimization can be vital to businesses. If your site appears on the first page of Google results, it can make a huge difference in brand recognition, sales, and [.]. Google Infographics Search Social Media Google Search Statistics

Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World


Humanize takes the principles underlying social media’s growth and applies them to the way we lead and manage our organizations. This book will help you change your organization, from the culture down to individual behavior, in ways that make it more human—and more effective. Change organizations from the inside out. Our book is out!!  Order the book today. Featured

Changing the World for Women…One Organization at a Time

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But plenty of women organize and coordinate those events. The organization is built on getting results and we’re moving more and more toward achieving goals vs. working more hours. A couple of weeks ago, we learned about Marissa Mayer joining Yahoo! and the conversation in the media began to circle not around her qualifications, but the fact that she’s a pregnant woman.

7 Content Marketing Secrets to Increase Organic Traffic

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Here’s a question for you: How effective is your content at driving traffic to your website ? If If your answer is “not very,” then this is the post for you. Even if your content is performing well, there’s always room for improvement. But But contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t require a new blog post every other day. highlight to tweet). This probably sounds too good to be true.

Human Organizations Start By Being Open

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Sure, there are people who still scoff, but most of us in organizations are planted pretty securely on the social media bandwagon, and now we’re turning our attention to the details of implementation. And this is when we often come to a somewhat disappointing realization: The way we run our organizations does not always seem to be compatible with social media.

From Conversation Company to Optimization Organization


Steven makes very valid points of how important it is to involve people and facilitate conversations while having a ‘social’ mindset across the organization. However, it’s time to take it a step further and move to the optimization organization. Optimization is the mindset every organization should have. It’s time for the optimization organization. How ‘Kaizen’ are you?

How to Increase Your Twitter Impressions Organically

Sprout Social

Manually trying to figure out the best time to Tweet requires spending a lot of time digging through past messages, organizing it and then attempting to analyze all the data. This post How to Increase Your Twitter Impressions Organically originally appeared on Sprout Social. When it comes to Twitter marketing , one of the key metrics brands measure is engagement. User No. User No.

The 6 Ways to Organize a Content Team

Convince & Convert

But how do you organize your internal personnel to get all that content created, amplified, and measured? The 6 Ways to Organize a Content Team. According to the survey, content teams are organized in one of these constructs: 1. You know you need content – and probably more this year than ever before. According to our friends at RunDown there are 6 ways to do it.

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Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.


Robert Barnes: The merger of nine Associations into one national organization was too good an opportunity to pass up, not only creating a high performance association but also establish it as a “best in show” employer. Are you ready to improve the health of your organization?  Do you want to examine your culture, processes and individual behaviors and create a system for growth?

[Cool Infographic Friday] How Social Recruiting Can Attract Top Talent to Your Organization


Thanks to Betterteam for sending along this infographic! ———— Have you tried using social media as a recruiting tool for your association or nonprofit? If you learn how to use social media for recruiting, you’ll find it’s one of the best ways to attract top talent. Plus, if you’re looking to attract millennials to your workforce, social is possibly the best method.

Facebook’s Organic Reach Decline: How to Respond in 4 Steps


The tight-lipped social network acknowledged as much  in a leaked sales deck obtained by TechCrunch in December that included this statement: “We expect organic distribution of an individual page’s posts to gradually decline over time as we continually work to make sure people have a meaningful experience on the site.” What can you do about plummeting Facebook post reach?